General Event Information
Somerville Open Studios 2015
Visit some Somerville Artists and see what they've been creating
Fri, May 1, 6pm - 9pm
Sat + Sun, May 2 + 3, 12pm - 6pm
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SOS Exhibits, Events, and Other Excitement
Each year SOS offers a variety of shows and special activities in conjunction with the artists' open studios. We're so excited to be able to offer the following events for you to enjoy during the weeks leading up to Open Studios Weekend.
2015 Exhibits and Events
For a complete calendar view visit the Visitor Calendar
Artists' Choice Exhibit
April 24 - May 8, 2015
Opening Reception: Thursday, April 23, 2015, 7-9 pm
The Artists' Choice Exhibit offers the best opportunity to preview the studios and artists' work. All SOS participating artists are invited to submit work, creating a group show that is unparalleled in diversity and excitement. Come to the Artists' Choice Exhibit first to plan your weekend.
Museum Hours during SOS:
Thurs., April 30 | 2 - 7pm
Fri., May 1 | 2 - 9pm
Sat. + Sun., May 2 + 3 | 11am - 6pm
Museum Regular Hours:
Thurs 2 - 7pm, Fri 2 - 5pm, Sat 12 - 5pm, and by appointment
Boston Art Week Museum TourSomerville Open Studios is proud to be part of Artweek Boston.
Our Arts week special event is a tour of the Somerville Open Studios Artists' Choice exhibit at Somerville Museum noon at Sat May 2nd at 12:00pm. Learn about Somerville, Somerville Open Studios and its arts community. Free.
SOS Volunteer Show
Photo by Maureen Moreira.
April 8 - May 20, 2015
Opening Reception: Tuesday, April 14, 5:30-7 pm
SOS is created and run by scores of fantastic volunteers from within and around our community. The Volunteer Appreciation Show highlights work from this elite group of artists in Union Square's popular and locally owned Bloc 11 Cafe. View this show while enjoying tasty treats from our friends at Bloc 11 and perusing your SOS map booklet.
Bloc 11 is open daily 7 am - 8 pm, Thursdays 7 am - 9 pm.
Inside-OUT Gallery at CVS
Photo by Heather Balchunas
April 1 - May 4, 2015
Tuesday, April 28, 5:30-7 pm
One Davis Square (map)
Stroll by the CVS window in Davis Square, and stop to enjoy an exhibition featuring artists who are participating in SOS for the first time this year. Artists share their style and story in this highly visible art show, on view 24/7 through the month of April and the weekend of Open Studios.
This year's Inside-OUT artists are Caitlin Ahern, Asad Ali, David Brower, Dill Pickle Gear, Esther Rahel, Katie Flynn, Jennifer Koch Art, Lindholm Fine Art and Illustration, Melissa London, Jennifer Park, Paul Ryan Fine Art, Amy Russell, Tamaryn Design, and Terri Wise.
Kids' Art Show
April 24 - May 8, 2015
Cupcake Reception: Saturday, April 25, noon - 2 pm
Work by the littlest of Somerville's Future Artists. The Arts at the Armory Cafe will be open 8-6 on Saturday, May 2, and 11-6 on Sunday, May 3, in addition to their regular hours.
For more information on this show, including how to submit art, see the SOS Kids page.
Beyond the Pattern - The SOS Art In Fashion Show
A live runway presentation showcasing the dazzlingly diverse work of local artists in fashion, jewelry and accessories.